The TinCan Island Port Omptroller, MBA Musa has recorded an improved performance for the first quarter of 2021 to the tune of N112bn.

MBA Musa

A release by the Command’s spokesperson, Uche Ujieme, has it that Musa surpassed 2020 first quarter with more than N21bn.

The release in part reads ‘Revenue earnings for the period under review stood at One Hundred and Twelve Billion, Six Hundred and Ninety-Five Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-Three Thousand, One Hundred and Fifty-Eight Naira, Sixty-Six Kobo (N112,695,693,158.66), which shows an improvement of about 21.05Billion (23%) when compared with Revenue earnings of 91Billion In the first quarter of the previous year 2020.
This improvement despite the twin Threat to lives and livelihood posed by the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Command have inspired their officers to continue to work hard while observing all the safety measures to achieve the best of performance through the use of Technology and collaboration.

We kept our lines of communication open and concerted effort was made to ensure that the supply chain is not disrupted.

During the period under review, anti-smuggling activities yielded result with a spectacular seizure of cocaine weighing 43.110kg concealed in Raw Bulk Sugar, arrest of 20 suspects in connection with the seizure and detaining of the vessel MV SPAR SCORPIO.

The Command has handed over the case file, suspects and the vessel to National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for further investigation.

TRADE FACILITATION MEASURES

The Command has put measures in place with a view to ensuring that Legitimate Trades are given expeditious attention.

Accordingly, the Dispute Resolution Committee and the Help Desk has been re-jigged with a mandate to attend very expeditiously to all Trade related disputes.

We have also reinvigorated the use of inter-modal transport system (Use of Barges for Cargo movement in line with Global Best Practices.

MBA MUSA
CUSTOMS AREA CONTROLLER
TINCAN ISLAND PORT

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